On January 8, 2014 Greece inaugurated the beginning of its 5th Presidency of the EU with a big show held at the Zappeion in Athens. Hardly anybody was missing who had contributed to the destruction of the country in the past crisis years. It was the celebration of a paradox: A country presiding over an […]
Author: Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos
Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos is Secretary General of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation. He was born in 1946 in Athens, where he studied Political and Economic Science at the University of Athens. He was the representative of Greece at United Nations, Director of the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Foreign Affairs Ministry and Director General for European Affairs. His diplomativ activity goes from Toronto to Warsaw, Erevan and Beijing.
Greece – Happy New Year 2014
As the situation continues to worsen in Greece, many decided to skip 2013 and go directly to 2014, hoping that it might be better. The air of Athens is full of wood smoke as many inhabitants cannot afford the highly taxed heating oil. Many apartment buildings and houses did not purchase heating oil and instead used wood or […]